Currently in the process of restructuring, the apparel group has condensed two roles into one new position, naming Mia Ouakim as its first chief product and brand officer – and she'll have a lot to be getting on with.
After 11 years, the Netherlands’ Hema is officially Dutch-owned again. On November 30, Hema and its new owner Ramphastos Investments announced the completion of the acquisition from the British firm Lion Capital.
Moscot, the 103-year-old New York optical institution, has opened in the Marais district of Paris, the latest expansion by the brand favoured by Johnny Depp, Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Lady Gaga and Demi Moore.
With UK retail under Brexit pressure, international shoppers remain a bright spot and they’re bringing “a much-needed boost to the sector during the crucial winter trading period,” says payments provider Planet.